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‚ÄčThe mission of the Tacoma School of the Arts is to provide an urban center offering a creative path of learning, which emphasizes human expression through the visual and performing arts as central elements in academic achievement and lifelong endeavor.

The Tacoma School of the Arts will:

  • ‚ÄčStimulate higher-level thinking and problem solving
  • Provide advanced training in the arts
  • Prepare students to meet the challenges of the 21st century
  • Incorporate experiential and innovative approaches to learning
  • Connect students to the larger community